From the Inside Flap
If you have a heart problem or a family history of heart trouble, you know how important it is to follow a heart-friendly dietbut it's also a great idea for anyone who would like to have a healthier lifestyle. The good news is that changing meal habits doesn't have to mean sacrificing convenience, flavor or all of your favorite foods. Thanks to Betty Crocker Healthy Heart Cookbook, eating well has never been easier or tastier.
Written in partnership with one of America's most respected cardiologists and a nutritionist from the Bell Institute of Health & Nutrition, this complete resource is packed with over 140 tempting recipes plus information and advice that will do your heartand your familygood.
Foolproof and fully tested, the recipes are low in saturated fat and cholesterol, but high in fiber and flavor. You'll find irresistible choices for every meal of the day, every day of the week and every part of the menu. From hearty breakfasts and quick dinners to easy appetizers and smart snacks and breads, there's no stinting, even when it comes to dessert!
Recipes include detailed nutrition information, including calories, fat and saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, fiber and protein content. Carbohydrate Exchanges and Carbohydrate Choices are also provided to help maximize menu options and dietary control for those with diabetes.
Everything about Betty Crocker Healthy Heart Cookbook is geared to make life simple, both in and out of the kitchen. That's why a week's worth of complete menus is included to help you get started right away. And with the handy Pantry Planner guide, you'll always have heart-smart foods on hand, even in a pinch.
Throughout the book, you'll find real-life tips and encouragement from people who are living withor seeking to preventheart disease. There is also straightforward advice from cardiologist Dr. Roger Blumenthal and Bell Institute nutritionist Juli Hermanson on everything from exercise and stress reduction to low-fat cooking methods and meatless meal suggestions. Looking for information on heart disease risk factors and testing? It's all explained clearly and concisely, complete with a useful glossary of key medical and nutrition terminology for quick reference.
So why not make a delicious change for you and your family? Follow your heart and enjoy satisfying meals with Betty Crocker Healthy Heart Cookbook.
From the Back Cover
Delicious everyday meals you can eat to your heart's content!
Flavor-rich, family-friendly and heart-healthy—sound too good to be true? Not when you have Betty Crocker Healthy Heart Cookbook in your kitchen.
Betty Crocker has teamed up with the Director of The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease and a nutritionist from the Bell Institute of Health & Nutrition to help you and your family eat well and feel your best. Here's to your heart!
- Over 140 delectable recipes that are heart-healthy and easy to make, including Grilled Barbecued Beef and Bean Burgers, Gorgonzola Linguine with Toasted Walnuts, Oatmeal-Cranberry Muffins and Crème Caramel
- Real-life advice from people who have—or are working to prevent—heart disease and who share great ideas on heart-smart food shopping, prepping and serving
- Up-to-date information on heart disease, including risk factors, testing, prevention and treatment
- Seven-day menu plan with a week's worth of healthy meals and snacks
- Nutrition information with every recipe, plus Carbohydrate Exchanges and Carbohydrate Choices for stress-free meal planning
- Heart health resource guide and a glossary of heart-healthy terms
"An essential guide for making it fun and easy to stay heart-healthy—this book is a must-have."
—Rita F. Redberg, M.D.
Director, Women's Cardiovascular Services
University of California at San Francisco